Police determine two killed in Sunday morning crash - wave3.com-Louisville News, Weather & Sports

Police determine two killed in Sunday morning crash

MetroSafe confirmed that the crash happened at Herr Lane and Westport Road. (Source: WAVE 3 News) MetroSafe confirmed that the crash happened at Herr Lane and Westport Road. (Source: WAVE 3 News)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Two people were killed in a crash early Sunday morning, LMPD confirms.

MetroSafe confirmed that the crash happened near the intersection of Herr Lane and Westport Road around 3:30 Sunday morning. 

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LMPD said the car was speeding south on Herr Lane when they received a call. The car crashed into a tree and caught fire. 

The investigation revealed there were two people in the car, the driver and a passenger, one male and one female, in their mid to late teens. Their identities have not been released.

"Observed it involved in an accident outside Westport Village," LMPD Sergeant Phil Russell said Sunday morning.  "The vehicle was damaged to the extent it's unknown even what type of vehicle it is or the number of occupants, so our traffic unit is investigating it as a fatal accident." 

A portion of Herr Lane was shut down during the investigation.

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